The remaining contestants were asked to prepare their signature dish. In a first for MasterChef Australia the contestants did the judging, with the men voting for their favourite dish from the women, and vice versa. The top 7 vote-getters (4 women, 3 men) were then put into a beef wellington pressure test, with the best man and woman progressing directly to the top 24. The winners, Claire and Jimmy, were the first pair to advance to the Top 24.
|First Air Date||:||Apr 27, 2009|
|Last Air Date||:||Jul 19, 2018|
|Number of Episodes||:||398|
|Number of Seasons||:||10|
|Casts||:||Gary Mehigan, George Calombaris, Matt Preston|